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Financial Administrator and Programmer - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Financial Administrator and Programmer"

How much does a Financial Administrator and Programmer in the federal government get paid? $89,754.70* *Based on the 2016 average.
12,536 EMPLOYEES
$1.12B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Administrator and Programmer was the 28th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 12,536 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Financial Administration And Program, with an average salary of $84,156.

Government Financial Administration And Program jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Financial Administration And Program job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired a Financial Administrator and Programmer

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Internal Revenue Service 4,504 $84,156.00
Veterans Health Administration 667 $72,588.07
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 334 $78,674.64
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 310 $86,428.83
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 308 $68,086.23
Federal Bureau of Investigation 307 $75,956.14
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 258 $88,498.33
Federal Aviation Administration 240 $85,661.05
Veterans Benefits Administration 234 $66,598.11
Department of State 232 $102,752.78
Federal Emergency Management Agency 222 $88,269.24
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 200 $103,940.36
Transportation Security Administration 200 $89,696.76
Social Security Administration 198 $100,677.59
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 189 $160,829.08
Forest Service 188 $72,254.12
Goddard Space Flight Center 146 $99,759.65
Federal Highway Administration 139 $91,292.21
Department of Energy 136 $100,625.51
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 119 $108,039.03
Environmental Protection Agency 117 $95,922.98
Offices, Boards and Divisions 107 $107,738.27
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 102 $86,943.95
Administration for Children and Families 99 $93,173.32
Natural Resources Conservation Service 96 $86,011.81
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 87 $109,240.38
Drug Enforcement Administration 83 $88,593.87
Geological Survey 81 $90,883.62
National Park Service 73 $78,771.58
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 68 $84,167.74
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 67 $94,978.55
Food and Drug Administration 61 $83,048.69
Agency for International Development 60 $110,332.36
Departmental Offices 59 $127,397.83
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 58 $87,247.64
Indian Health Service 57 $89,524.72
U.S. Trustee Program 57 $128,842.95
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 55 $78,506.47
National Institutes of Health 53 $105,108.30
U.S. Secret Service 51 $98,368.06
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 50 $95,068.98
Small Business Administration 48 $109,944.00
Government Printing Office 48 $95,566.50
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 47 $83,783.72
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 42 $106,476.31
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 41 $471.43
Bureau of Land Management 41 $74,226.22
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 41 $129,457.49
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 40 $117,473.68
Indian Affairs 40 $73,708.38
Securities and Exchange Commission 38 $140,207.39
Office of Secretary of Transportation 38 $114,370.55
Peace Corps 36 $81,487.61
Langley Research Center 33 $119,317.82
Office of Personnel Management 33 $96,968.58
Patent and Trademark Office 32 $115,224.69
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 32 $91,224.47
Rural Housing Service 31 $71,926.81
U.S. Marshals Service 30 $87,249.43
Food Safety and Inspection Service 30 $83,800.17
Corporation for National and Community Service 29 $77,343.59
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 28 $78,148.93
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 27 $93,807.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 26 $125,065.50
National Science Foundation 26 $118,539.38
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 26 $107,186.35
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 25 $109,926.16
Program Support Center 25 $124,064.28
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 24 $103,527.58
Headquarters, Nasa 24 $116,027.46
Bureau of Reclamation 24 $89,235.96
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 24 $106,365.58
Ous for Science and Technology 24 $86,756.04
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 22 $84,143.68
Bureau of the Census 22 $83,529.50
Agricultural Research Service 22 $99,794.64
Federal Acquisition Service 21 $90,743.95
National Protection and Programs Directorate 21 $111,845.43
Ames Research Center 19 $104,086.79
Office of Administration 19 $101,589.53
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 18 $108,962.44
Federal Communications Commission 17 $133,282.53
Broadcasting Board of Governors 17 $99,883.88
Federal Student Aid 17 $129,228.24
National Credit Union Administration 16 $211,388.06
Railroad Retirement Board 16 $107,578.63
Food and Nutrition Service 16 $113,711.44
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 15 $99,937.07
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 15 $96,585.47
Farm Service Agency 14 $99,350.07
Federal Housing Finance Agency 14 $188,314.21
Office of Comptroller of Currency 14 $103,077.50
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 13 $106,574.15
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 13 $111,412.38
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 13 $72,735.62
Dryden Flight Research Center 13 $95,186.77
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 12 $140,527.50
Millennium Challenge Corporation 12 $145,688.67
Agricultural Marketing Service 12 $88,183.08
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 11 $78,254.73
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10 $99,294.10
John F. Kennedy Space Center 10 $105,945.50
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 10 $100,976.50
Export-Import Bank of the United States 10 $110,752.30
Federal Railroad Administration 10 $112,015.20
Employment and Training Administration 9 $120,242.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 9 $71,443.89
Office of Management and Budget 9 $124,548.67
Office of the Director 9 $98,574.44
Bureau of Labor Statistics 9 $73,598.67
U.S. Mint 9 $117,986.78
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 8 $118,052.63
Federal Transit Administration 8 $83,922.63
Maritime Administration 8 $107,544.88
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 7 $94,414.43
National Cemetery Administration 7 $113,330.71
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 6 $97,044.50
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 6 $126,652.67
National Gallery of Art 6 $118,979.50
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 6 $99,415.33
Presidio Trust 6 $122,828.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 5 $117,598.60
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 5 $120,324.00
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 5 $164,986.60
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 5 $112,710.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 5 $121,700.80
Bureau of Economic Analysis 5 $113,945.20
National Archives and Records Administration 5 $93,458.40
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 5 $119,674.40
Federal Election Commission 4 $83,301.25
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 4 $87,834.50
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 4 $126,989.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 4 $111,809.25
Office of Administrative Services 4 $111,371.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 4 $109,467.50
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $79,117.25
Denali Commission 3 $103,796.33
Foreign Agricultural Service 3 $105,127.67
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 3 $108,771.33
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 3 $163,003.67
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 3 $46,934.33
Office of Justice Programs 3 $158,711.00
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 3 $108,675.00
Public Buildings Service 3 $121,269.67
Federal Maritime Commission 3 $98,812.33
Trade and Development Agency 3 $118,273.67
U.S. International Trade Commission 3 $64,503.33
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 3 $97,406.67
Federal Labor Relations Authority 3 $117,281.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 3 $139,763.67
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 3 $114,896.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $102,385.33
International Trade Administration 3 $106,614.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 3 $88,336.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 3 $84,565.33
Pretrial Services Agency 3 $77,964.67
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $91,966.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 2 $147,297.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $99,172.50
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 2 $141,864.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $107,505.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $78,173.50
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $147,973.50
Employee Benefits Security Administration 2 $138,234.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 2 $140,892.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 2 $120,343.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 2 $132,738.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $118,562.50
Rural Utilities Service 2 $74,888.50
Departmental Administration 2 $96,532.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 2 $70,260.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 2 $101,789.00
Administration for Community Living 2 $95,376.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $132,302.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 2 $107,905.50
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $120,788.50
John C. Stennis Space Center 2 $115,853.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 2 $127,472.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 2 $95,452.50
Veterans Employment and Training Service 1 $108,887.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $85,063.00
Economic Research Service 1 $104,683.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $120,294.00
National Security Council 1 $132,352.00
National Mediation Board 1 $85,238.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $140,892.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $164,300.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $101,361.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $177,027.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $111,063.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $149,432.00
Wage and Hour Division 1 $160,300.00
U.S. Tax Court 1 $58,776.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $160,300.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 1 $153,702.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $108,005.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $141,240.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 1 $107,505.00
Community Relations Service 1 $75,425.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 1 $90,404.00
International-American Foundation 1 $158,695.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $82,368.00
National Council on Disability 1 $101,861.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $160,300.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $137,926.00
Technology Transformation Service 1 $113,650.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 1 $132,036.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 1 $132,602.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 1 $82,139.00
Office of Enterprise Operations 1 $145,162.00

Financial Administrator and Programmer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer is $89,754.70. The highest paid Financial Administrator and Programmer made $275,000 in 2016.

Common Financial Administrator and Programmer Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Administration And Program Employees
GS - General Schedule 10,629
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 557
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 240
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 198
CG - Corporate Graded 145
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 124
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 112
ZA - Administrative 92
ES - Senior Executive Service 65
PG - Printing Office Grades 48
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 41
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 38
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 38
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 37
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 27
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 27
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 21
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 14
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 14
SS - Senior Staff Positions 13
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 12
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 11
SL - Senior Level Positions 8
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 6
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 3
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 3
CU - Credit Union Employees 3
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 3
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 2
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 2
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
CX - Senior Expert Positions In The Fdic 1
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1

Starting Paygrade: $25,871.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $136,659.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 0500 ACCOUNTING AND BUDGET GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Financial Administration and Program jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Financial Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Freight RateClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Human Resources ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Housing ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Unemployment InsuranceAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Financial Administration And Program Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer was $69,465. Since then, the average pay has increased to $91,971 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0501.

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